Andrea DeMeer

Approximately 50 people attended a rally at the Princeton arena Saturday Feb. 12. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Approximately 50 people attended a rally at the Princeton arena Saturday Feb. 12. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Mr. DeMeer’s favourite child, lost in the 2021 floods. Photo Mr. DeMeer

In my next life, I want to be a truck

In our family, it’s the only way to be assured of getting some attention

Mr. DeMeer’s favourite child, lost in the 2021 floods. Photo Mr. DeMeer
The ministry is asking users to stay off the KVR. Photo Princeton ATV Club

Princeton area KVR is ‘pretty much gone’ after flood

It will take millions of dollars and at least three to five years to restore the trail, says province

The ministry is asking users to stay off the KVR. Photo Princeton ATV Club
Hundreds of stuffed animals were donated to flood victims, and they caught the attention of Hailey and Preston Lemon. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton flood donations released in massive giveaway

500 people attend event in school gymnasium

Hundreds of stuffed animals were donated to flood victims, and they caught the attention of Hailey and Preston Lemon. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Clean, drinkable water is available from a ‘self-serve’ tap at the Princeton Curling Club on Highway 3, next to the Husky. Spotlight photo

It could take months and millions to make all of Princeton’s water safe to drink

Mayor: ‘We are doing the best we can with the system that we are working with’

Clean, drinkable water is available from a ‘self-serve’ tap at the Princeton Curling Club on Highway 3, next to the Husky. Spotlight photo
Approximately 150 people turned out for a Freedom Convoy rally in downtown Princeton Saturday, Jan.29. Photo Andrea DeMeer

WATCH THE VIDEO: Conflict sparks at Freedom Rally in downtown Princeton

Approximately 150 people gathered Saturday, Jan. 29 at noon

Approximately 150 people turned out for a Freedom Convoy rally in downtown Princeton Saturday, Jan.29. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, with a makeshift water system construction by public works, following the flood of Nov. 14. Spotlight photo

Princeton mayor calls out Trudeau for lack of support to flooded town

‘I think the federal government forgets there’s anything on this side of the frigging Rocky Mountains’

Princeton Mayor Spencer Coyne, with a makeshift water system construction by public works, following the flood of Nov. 14. Spotlight photo
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Princeton area pig composter gets warning letter from ministry

Report alleges 12 areas of non-compliance

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Donations are packed in boxes and ready to be shipped to Vermilion Forks Elementary School. Photo submitted

Princeton holds massive giveaway of flood donations

‘There’s everything but the kitchen sink…but actually I think I saw one of those at one point.’

Donations are packed in boxes and ready to be shipped to Vermilion Forks Elementary School. Photo submitted
Plans are in the works to relocate the public works facility, after it was destroyed in the Nov. 14 flood. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Town of Princeton has millions of dollars in claims with ICBC

Local government continues to seek $2 million in funds, to pay its contribution of the flood emergency response.

Plans are in the works to relocate the public works facility, after it was destroyed in the Nov. 14 flood. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Compost boss gets hate mail over piles of dead pigs near Princeton

‘I’m not responsible for the pigs’ deaths. I’m responsible for the clean up’

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As of Sunday, Jan. 16, the Highway 3 light was fully functioning, and the Highway 5A light was in progress and acting as a four way stop. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Princeton’s mayor uses video to teach residents how to use new traffic lights

‘Some people really don’t like the idea of having a traffic light in town’

As of Sunday, Jan. 16, the Highway 3 light was fully functioning, and the Highway 5A light was in progress and acting as a four way stop. Photo Andrea DeMeer
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Princeton woman, 70, pursues purse snatcher through grocery store

Chilliwack man detained by civilians until police arrive

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Warsaw Zoo photo.

COLUMN: Confessions of an elephant rider

Don’t tell me what to do, and get out of the way of my elephant before you get stepped on.

Warsaw Zoo photo.
MP Dan Albas, questioning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on flood relief for Princeton, Nov. 30 2021. Photo Facebook

Albas presses feds for Princeton flood relief

‘We need an actual commitment, beyond just words’

MP Dan Albas, questioning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on flood relief for Princeton, Nov. 30 2021. Photo Facebook
Approximately 300 Princeton homes remain under evacuation order. Spotlight file photo

Princeton hopes to establish ‘camp’ for flood victims in industrial park

Self-contained temporary housing units have been requested from the province

Approximately 300 Princeton homes remain under evacuation order. Spotlight file photo
One of the projects costing Princeton is the drilling of new water lines under the Tulameen River. In the photo above, Mayor Spencer Coyne displays the municipality’s ingenuity in using a series of fire hoses to carry water to the north side of town, before the province approved a more permanent solution.

Princeton residents could face a 70% tax increase in 2022, due to flood bills

The municipality owes $2 million, and is asking for help from the federal government

One of the projects costing Princeton is the drilling of new water lines under the Tulameen River. In the photo above, Mayor Spencer Coyne displays the municipality’s ingenuity in using a series of fire hoses to carry water to the north side of town, before the province approved a more permanent solution.
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Princeton water woes improve just in time for the holidays

Boil water advisories lifted, and do not consume orders downgraded

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Man calls 911 to report RCMP seized his vehicle, stranding him in Princeton

‘Mario Andretti was going from Edmonton to Vancouver’

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – A Princeton poem

And all through Prince Town not a creature was stirring…

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